Silver Spring Networks Obtains $75 Million; John Doerr and Al Gore Join Advisory Board

Silver Spring Networks, a Redwood City, California-based provider of Smart Grid technology solutions, announced ealier this week that it received a $75 million round of funding. This round, a portion of which has been reserved for strategic partners, was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Green Growth Fund and included returning investors Foundation … Read more

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Expands Greentech Initiative with $500 Million Green Growth Fund and $700 Million KPCB XIII Fund

On May 1st, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, made two announcements on expansions to the firm’s greentech initiatives. KPCB’s first announcement was the launch of its Green Growth Fund – a new $500 million investment fund designed to help accelerate mass market adoption of solutions to the global … Read more